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18 terms

Unit 1

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prose
how we express ourselves in speech and writing
poetry
literary composition based on rhythm, expressed in lines rather than sentences
fiction
narratives created by the mind of the author
nonfiction
writing that represents factual data
genre
a type or kind of literature
inaudible
not able to hear
acquire
to come into possession or ownership of
analysis
investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole
evidence
proof
summary
brief statement or account of the main points of something
annotation
add notes to a text giving explanation, questioning, commenting
connotation
implied meaning of a word, you can often find both positive and negative meanings
denotation
a dictionary definition
symbol
something that represents something else
theme
the moral or lesson of a narrative
point of view
vantage point from which the author presents the action of the narrative
voice
the form or format through which the author tells the story and expresses the individuality of the author
verb
words that show action or state of being